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Creator Role

photographed

Description

The CDV features a photograph of a print depicting a standing portrait of Nathaniel Lyon, the first Union general killed in the United States Civil War. In the portrait, Lyon wears his Union Army uniform. He holds his sword in his proper right hand and hat in his proper left.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 X 2 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, inscribed below print: Lyon. recto, below print: Gurney & Son / Photo. N. Y. verso, inscribed at top: Gen Lyon verso, backmark: PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS / J. GURNEY & SON, / 707 / BROADWAY / N. Y.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

820

Digital ID

FVW_00820

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Standing Portrait of Nathaniel Lyon

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